Ferry operator Calmac are bringing new employment opportunities to residents in the Western Isles with the opening of their new customer service centre.
Islanders on Barra have been left furious after the second breakdown in five days of their "lifeline" ferry service to the mainland.
A new model of ferry operator CalMac’s MV Loch Seaforth is proving a hit with more than 400 sold in the 10 days since its launch.
Bosses of telecommunications giant TalkTalk will meet with Scottish Government minister Fergus Ewing to discuss the future of their Stornoway call centre - earmarked for closure with the loss of 59 jobs.
Members of Western Isles Council are urging the government to take action to preserve their lifeline ferries.
CalMac’s independent Community Board has teamed up with the ferry company to help raise the profile of Scotland’s west coast islands as business destinations.
Visitors coming to Mull this summer will be advised how to drive on single track roads - before they even reach land.
Whiteout conditions across the north and north-east caused havoc yesterday as winter continues to bite.
Ferry operator CalMac is to launch a new community fund aimed at creating opportunities for young people along the West Coast.
The cash paid out by CalMac to ferry passengers to compensate for technical faults has soared in the last year, according to official figures.
A leading ski centre has been forced to close and ferries cancelled today as wind and rain battered the north of Scotland.
"Disappointment" has been expressed by the CalMac community board at a proposal to increase fares on some routes.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson said ferry users could be hit by fare rises at peak times this summer when he was tackled over the reliability of CalMac’s ageing fleet.
Strong winds are causing chaos across the north and north-east of Scotland today with disruption to traffic and schools.
Millions of pounds are being spent each year to keep vital ferry services afloat as maintenance costs increased by 150% in more than a decade.
Taxpayers paid more than £8million more to run ferry operator Caledonian MacBrayne last year, it has emerged.
Islanders and those who use ferries to Coll and Tiree are being asked to share their views on plans to replace linkspan decks at both terminals.
The Scottish Government is facing calls for “urgent” investment in Calmac ferries after new figures revealed that more than 120 repairs have been made to the fleet since 2016.
Highlanders are facing being marooned on Scotland’s islands as a result of an increase in the number of storms battering the country, leading transport operators have warned.
Gale-force winds battered the Highlands yesterday causing significant disruption to ferries and travel.
A meeting has been called to discuss one of the busiest routes on the west coast ferry network - but users say it is not words but action that are needed to solve poor service.
South Uist ferry passengers endured a fruitless twelve voyage yesterday after a Cal Mac ship was unable to berth in bad weather.
Ferry ports at Coll and Tiree will be closed to vehicles for up to four weeks each as new linkspan decks are installed.
Over 500 marine mammals have been spotted and documented on the West Coast over the summer months as part of a Marine Awareness Programme launched by CalMac ferries.
The Scottish Government is looking at leasing ferries to help cope with pressures caused by breakdowns around the network.
Islands minister Paul Wheelhouse stranded in the Hebrides after attending a summit about inadequate ferry service
The Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands got stuck in the Hebrides last night after attending a ferry summit.
The Scottish Government faced fresh demands for urgent investment in CalMac ferries yesterday as MSPs warned that “enough is enough”.
In a season blighted by breakdowns and delays to services, CalMac has been named "Ferry Operator of the Year 2018" at the National Transport Awards.
CalMac has launched a probe after its £43million flagship ferry with more than 250 people onboard collided with a pier.
With ferry fares cheaper than ever, visiting the islands has never been more popular.
Western Isles Council looking at developing a fleet of ferries ‘more in keeping’ with the west coast
The Scottish Government is looking at developing a fleet of ferries that is “more in keeping” with the west coast, says a council after meeting ministers.
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning across western parts of the Highlands.